Defending the Doctoral Exam

Date & Time

Tuesday, 19 January 2021
11:00 to 12:00



Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success

This session will walk students through strategies for defending in a virtual environment and it will include:
•    What has changed about the Doctoral Examination process (and what is the same), and
•    Answers to questions about the Doctoral Examination process.


Robyn Starkey's work is focused on assisting UBC doctoral candidates with preparing for their final examinations.

Registration Information

Registration opens on Monday, January 11th at 9:00 am.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within 2-3 business days. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail

NO-SHOW PENALTY: If you register and do not attend or cancel less than 24 hours prior, it may affect your eligibility to join future events. To avoid this no-show penalty, please cancel at least two business days in advance by e-mailing


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.